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PODS, NFL Buffalo Bills huddle up to support seventh annual Billieve breast cancer awareness program
Moving and storage company will help kick off Billieve week October 19 in Niagara Falls, N.Y.
During Billieve weekend, a PODS® container will be completely wrapped in pink (the first ever) and will be placed on Old Falls Street, USA. The inside of the container will feature breast cancer factoids, photos of survivors, prevention facts and an area for breast cancer survivors and their families to sign on. The container will later travel through Upstate New York in the upcoming year for viewing.
“We are honored to help build maximum awareness of breast cancer and partner with the Buffalo Bills during Billieve weekend,” said Ken Ude, president of Storage Mobility. “We hope that our pink PODS® container will leave a powerful impact on the public to make a difference and touch the lives of those who survived or know of someone who survived this terrible illness.”
Billieve week host the following free events happening on October 19:
- Ceremonial pink lighting of Niagara Falls, 7 p.m.
- Hard Rock’s International PINKTOBER living ribbon across the Rainbow Bridge, 7 p.m. Registration begins at 5 p.m. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society and Canadian Cancer Society.
- Grammy Award Nominee Belinda Carlisle performs a free concert at 8:30 p.m. on O’Laughlin Drive, Downtown Niagara Falls, USA.
One out of eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society. The Billieve campaign was designed as an awareness program to support lives through early detection and to ultimately end breast cancer forever.
For more information about the Buffalo Bills Billieve program please visit www.buffalobills.com/
About Storage Mobility
Storage Mobility, dba PODS®, has 21 franchise locations and is the world’s largest independent provider of PODS Moving and Storage services for residential and commercial customers in the U.S. Areas served include California, Colorado, New Mexico, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Washington, Pennsylvania and New York.
Founded in 1998, PODS currently provides moving and storage services to a population of more than 250,000,000 million consumers and businesses, in 48 U.S. states, Canada, Australia and the U.K., through its company-owned and independent franchise network. To date, the PODS network has completed more than 400,000 long-distance relocations, exceeded 2,000,000 million deliveries and has over 145,000 PODS® containers in service.
PODS® secure containers are constructed of a steel frame and are available in three sizes: approximately 7-by-7-by-8 feet, 12-by-8-by-8 feet and 16-by-8-by-8 feet. The 12-foot and 16-foot containers have been tested to withstand winds of more than 110-mph when partially loaded. Newer PODS® containers have the same steel frame construction but are completely recyclable panels made of steel skins and a high-density polyethylene core. For more information or to schedule service, visit PODS.com or call 800-776-7637.
About Buffalo Bills
Founded in 1959, the Buffalo Bills are one of the most storied franchises in the National Football League (NFL). The Bills have won two American Football League (AFL) Championships (1964 - 1965) and won an NFL record four straight AFC Championships (1990 - 1993) that included four trips to the Super Bowl. The Bills are a progressive organization and pride themselves on the regionalization of their team. They hold their training camp in Rochester, NY and were the first NFL team ever to play a home game in Canada with the Bills Toronto Series that began in 2008.
As Western New York’s top-rated sports and entertainment choice, the Bills annually entertain three quarter of a million fans at Ralph Wilson Stadium, produce the region’s number-one rated sports television programming, have one of the NFL’s largest fan clubs with the Bills Backers, and host the most visited team website in Western New York. Under the guidance of Hall of Fame member and original team founder, Ralph C. Wilson, Jr., the Bills will play one regular season game in Toronto in 2012. For more Bills information, visit buffalobills.com, call (716) 648-1800, become a fan on Facebook at facebook.com/